Posted 1 week ago

Mental Health Technician Trainee

Company: Illinois Department of Human Services (DHS)
Category: Healthcare

 Dixon

Type: Full Time

The Division of Developmental Disabilities is seeking to hire a Mental Health Tech Trainee at the Mabley Developmental Center. The incumbent will, for a period of time from six and not to exceed twelve months, receive instruction and training in providing care for individuals with developmental disabilities. Completes on the job training assignments totaling a minimum of 120 hours in formal classroom training and a minimum of 400 hours in on-the-job training. Performs beginning level direct care functions in the care and habilitation of individuals with developmental disabilities, on assigned unit under supervision during trainee period. Job Responsibilities:

  • For a period of time, from six and not to exceed twelve months, receives instruction and training in the caring for individuals with developmental disabilities.
  • Completes on the job training assignments totaling a minimum of 120 hours in formal classroom training and a minimum of 400 hours in on-the-job training.
  • Escorts individuals during activities including self-help activities such as toileting, bathing, dressing, eating and laundry.
  • Performs basic housekeeping assignments including mopping, cleaning tables, removing trash, weighing up to 50 pounds, etc.